Used in the preparation of caprolactam resin, caprolactam fiber, artificial leather, etc. Also used as pharmaceutical raw material.
ISO Tanks; Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Caprolactam (CPL) is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)5C(O)NH. This colourless solid is a lactam (a cyclic amide) of caproic acid. Approximately 4.5 billion kilograms are produced annually. Caprolactam is the precursor to Nylon 6, a widely used synthetic polymer.